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Genetic Tests May Have Unexpected Side Effects — Like Divorce

KQED Science | September 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

Genetic Tests May Have Unexpected Side Effects — Like Divorce

Direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic tests are a fun way to learn about your family history, ancestry and maybe even a bit about your future health risks. But sometimes, they can also lead to unforeseen negative consequences.

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Click to “Like” My Genome: Home Genetic Testing Goes Social

KQED Science | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Click to “Like” My Genome: Home Genetic Testing Goes Social

Before gene sequencing, life was a like a video game: you’d run along, dealing with obstacles as they came up. Now we can learn more about what genetic dangers may lay ahead. KQED Science producer Arwen Curry decided to get in the game.

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Are You Ready for an Online Genetic Test?

KQED Science | August 26, 2013 | 3 Comments

Are You Ready for an Online Genetic Test?

For the right person, an online genetic test can be both fun and useful. But for someone else, it might be overwhelming. Or even worse, reveal things they wish they hadn’t learned.

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